Fayrine "Fay" Dalton Whiteside
Fayrine "Fay" Dalton Whiteside
April 20, 1945 - September 28, 2018


Fayrine Dalton “Fay” Whiteside, 73, of Palatka passed away Friday, September 28, 2018 at her residence following an extended illness.

Fay was born in Russellville, Alabama and had lived in Palatka for 34 years, coming from Cicero, IL. She had worked as a respite care worker specializing in Alzheimer’s care. She enjoyed sewing, cooking, and playing solitaire on the computer. She was a devout member of Palatka Baptist Temple and her church was very important to her. She had been a daycare worker in her younger years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Arthur Dalton, Sr.; her father and step-mother, Sylvester and Annette James; her mother and step-father, Elsie and Bill Arentz; a son, Danny Patrick Dalton; a brother, Phillip James; and a sister, Carol Zbiegien.

Surviving are her husband of 14 years, Dugan Whiteside of Palatka; two sons and daughters-in-law, Tim and Annabelle Dalton of Jacksonville and Richard Arthur Dalton, Jr. and wife, Joelle of Palm Coast; three daughters and son-in-law, Dorothy and Gerald Swayze of Palatka, Coral Leone Whiteside of Palatka; and Angelina Dorothy Fay Whiteside of Palatka; a brother, Ralph James of North Carolina; a sister, Joyce Metoyer of Sycamore, IL; seven grandchildren, Katie Dalton, Jesse Dalton, Ashley Dalton, Chelsey Dalton, Anthony Parris, Zachery Swayze, and Jordan Harnage; two great grandchildren, Kamden Swayze and Kylie Swayze, two on the way; and several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday, October 1st at Masters Funeral Home in Palatka. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 2nd at the funeral home with Pastor Ed Wilds officiating. In honor and celebration of Fay’s life a Video Tribute will be shown. Burial will follow in Palatka Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to Palatka Baptist Temple, 908 Highway 19 North, Palatka, FL 32177.

Messages of encouragement or sympathy may be expressed in her online guestbook at www.themastersfuneralhomes.com.

Masters Funeral Home of Palatka is in charge of arrangements.

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